Eastfield Lane, Whitchurch-on-Thames, Reading, Berkshire RG8 7EJ
10 reasons to choose Whitchurch Primary School, Reading
Main point of differentiation
Whitchurch Primary School, Reading is one of the best state primary schools in the Caversham, Goring, Sonning and Henley area, ranking in the top 1-2% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 72.
Whitchurch Primary School, Reading is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2009) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Whitchurch Primary School, Reading has five mixed-age classes, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Whitchurch Primary School, Reading ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools.
The Whitchurch Primary School, Reading curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, but some foundation subjects such as geography and history are linked through half-termly topics. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Whitchurch Primary School, Reading
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Whitchurch Primary School, Reading
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
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